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  1. democrats in disarray
    Primary Voters Should Decide the Direction of the Democratic PartyThose waging factional battles over who should represent safe districts should defer to the wisdom of actual voters.
  2. marjorie taylor greene
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Compares Liberals to Nazis — AgainAfter apologizing for comparing COVID-19 measures to the Holocaust, MTG is still calling vaccinators “medical brownshirts.”
  3. capitol riot
    Kevin McCarthy Between Rock and a Wild Place on January 6 InquiryThe minority leader opposes GOP cooperation with a select committee that his most out-of-control members want to join. He has no great options.
  4. politics
    Ilhan Omar Backs Down In Latest Blowup With DemocratsThe congresswoman’s remarks about Israel, Hamas, the U.S., and the Taliban were taken out of context, and she was forced to issue a “clarification.”
  5. extremely online
    The GameStop Rally Exposed the Perils of ‘Meme Populism’Reddit’s short squeeze was not a populist challenge to the tyranny of finance capital — it just played one on CNBC.
  6. aoc
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a Survivor of Sexual Assault’In a powerful livestream on Monday night, AOC also disclosed new details from her experience at the Capitol riot.
  7. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  8. capitol riots
    AOC: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’ During Capitol SiegeThe congresswoman also said she worried Republicans would put her in danger as the riots were happening.
  9. covid-19 stimulus
    Trump Nearly Blew Up Stimulus Talks With Demand for a Big Second CheckTrump wants the kind of spending that horrifies most of his closest allies in Congress.
  10. vision 2020
    New Yorkers Brave Depressingly Long Lines on First Weekend of Early VotingThe crowds were both a testament to intense voter sentiment and an ever-backward election system.
  11. presidential debates
    Trump Started the Debate Disciplined, Then Lapsed Into Being HimselfTrump needed to make a coherent case that his record entitles him to a second term. He tried that, then began raving in right-wing code.
  12. vision 2020
    Democrats Struggle to Accommodate Stars at Shrunken ConventionWith no live audience and reduced media coverage, and no incumbent president to soak up attention, Democrats will have to be careful about who speaks.
  13. 2020 elections
    Eliot Engel Regarded Himself As a Congressman-for-LifeEngel’s resentment of colleagues who endorsed his primary challenger for his ultrasafe seat betrays a sense of aristocratic entitlement.
  14. 2020 elections
    It’s Official: Jamaal Bowman Has Defeated Eliot EngelAOC is going to have quite a bit of hometown company in the next Congress.
  15. john lewis
    John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t OverOnce it looked like Obama’s election represented the culmination of John Lewis’s career. A new documentary shows battles for old causes persist.
  16. vision 2020
    De Blasio To Endorse, Campaign With, SandersIt’s unclear whether this was the mayor’s idea, or Bernie’s, but he’ll be back on the campaign trail in Nevada.
  17. vision 2020
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wows Iowa, Probably Not for the Last TimeAOC is burnishing her reputation as a progressive all-star, serving as a campaign surrogate in Iowa while Sanders is stuck in the impeachment trial.
  18. profile
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Already Changed D.C. It Hasn’t Changed Her Much.She reshaped her party’s agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders’s campaign, and hardly has a friend in town.
  19. aoc
    Why on Earth Did an Ad Showing AOC’s Face Burning Air During the Debate?ABC is being criticized for allowing the Republican PAC ad to run.
  20. intelligencer chats
    Why Is Nancy Pelosi Going After AOC?Intelligencer staffers on the war of words between the House Speaker and Democrats on her left flank.
  21. border crisis
    House, Senate, Trump Locked in Three-Way Battle Over Border Spending BillTrump’s threatening vetoes, Senate Republicans are issuing ultimatums, and time’s running out as migrant children suffer.
  22. the great recession
    Watch AOC Rip Into JPMorgan Chase CEO Over 2008 Financial CrisisAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez asked CEO Jamie Dimon if “more folks should have gone to jail” for financial misconduct in the run-up to 2008.
  23. early and often
    Is Hakeem Jeffries the Next Speaker — or Just Ripe for a Primary Challenge?The Brooklyn congressman has been pegged for political stardom. But the arrival of AOC in Washington might complicate his life.
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: A Radically Moderate Answer to Climate ChangeSometimes moderation isn’t just the mushy middle between two extremes; it’s a form of pragmatic and even revolutionary imagination.
  25. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Like in American History? Historians Weigh InShirley Chisholm? Joshua Reed Giddings? FDR?